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New York City Department of Parks and Recreation Overview

New York, NY
5001 to 10000 employees
1934
Government
Municipal Governments
Unknown / Non-Applicable
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NYC Parks is the steward of nearly 30,000 acres of land — 14 percent of New York City — this includes more than 5,000 individual properties ranging from Coney Island Beach and Central Park to community gardens and Greenstreets. We operate more than ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to plan resilient and sustainable parks, public spaces, and recreational amenities, build a park system for present and future generations, and care for parks and public spaces.

New York City Department of Parks and Recreation Reviews

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    I worked at New York City Department of Parks and Recreation full-time (Less than a year)

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    The salary was pretty good

    Cons

    We had to work in very bad conditions

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New York City Department of Parks and Recreation Photos

New York City Department of Parks and Recreation photo of: Highbridge Pool
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New York City Department of Parks and Recreation photo of: Brighton beach
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New York City Department of Parks and Recreation Interviews

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    Quick and painless, I was able to sit down and explain my background and did not feel pressured to impress or boast. The entire interview process from start to finish was ideal.

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